ISMER PhD Excellence international awards, Canada

  •  PhD
  •  01-Jul-2021
  •   Canada
  • $$  $20,000

International students with diverse backgrounds are provided with this fantastic PhD Excellence Scholarships programme to study at the ISMER Université du Québec à Rimouski. 

The sponsorship will be provided to three international students who wish to pursue PhD in Marine Sciences and Oceanography. Students from Canada are also eligible to apply to avail this application . 

Université du Québec à Rimouski Information

Université du Québec à Rimouski Grants

ISMER PhD Excellence international awards, Canada Established in 1969, Université du Québec à Rimouski (University of Québec in Rimouski) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Rimouski (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Quebec. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Lévis. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministère de l'Éducation et de l'Enseignement supérieur, Québec (Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Quebec), Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 50 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Canadian higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: All PhD degree programmes in the field of marine sciences are eligible.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must be new full-time students at ISMER.
  • The applicants must be registered in the doctoral program at ISMER at the time of obtaining the program.
  • These excellent opportunities are intended for students from Quebec, other Canadian provinces, or worldwide.
  • Be able to start the doctoral thesis in the fall of 2021 or winter of 2022 semesters;
  • Be in the position to register (full time) in the doctoral program in oceanography at ISMER at the time of obtaining the program;

Offered Benefits

The University will provide three selected applicants with a sum of $20,000 per annum for three years to cover their doctoral degree at ISMER.

Application Process

  • How to Apply: The students must register and enrol themselves in the University in their preferred course through the online platform. The applicants are required to submit the documents mentioned below through mail to the Program committee of graduate studies in oceanography at ISMER on [email protected]
  • Supporting Documents: The applicants must possess the following documents:
  • All university grade transcripts
  • Birth certificate
  • Letter to motivation
  • Three reference letters
  • A letter of support from a professor at ISMER
  • Resume
  • Admission Requirements: The applicants are required to have a minimum grade point of at least 3.7 / 4.3 or the equivalent to secure an admission.
  • Language Requirement: The applicants are required to submit scores of the attempted IRLTS and TOEFL tests as proof of English language proficiency.
  • The University also requires fluency in French. The following tests are accepted:
  • TFI – 750
  • TCF – B2
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